MTA police New Haven Line arrests Feb. 12 to Feb. 19.

Metropolitan Transportation Authority arrests for the week of Feb. 12 to 19.

INCIDENT:   Traffic Stop – Arrest Made

DATE:  02/18/11

TIME:            9:30pm

REPORT #:  11-2061

LOCATION:  Bridgeport Station

ARRESTEE:  Mercedes, Ruben, M/H, dob 06/25/1991 – 19 y/o of 117 Kossuth Street, Bridgeport

CHARGES:  CT 29-38 – Weapons in Vehicle, CT 14-147c – Misuse of Plates, CT 14-213b – Uninsured Vehicle, CT 14-12a – Unregistered Vehicle, CT 14-215 – Suspended License, CT 14-18a – Plate Violation


On Friday, February 18th at 9:30pm MTA Police conducted a traffic stop in front of the Bridgeport train station resulting in the arrest of the vehicle operator.  Ruben Mercedes of Bridgeport was arrested and charged with weapons in vehicle and multiple vehicle and traffic law misdemeanors.  Mercedes was released with a written promise to appear and a February 28th court date at Bridgeport Superior Court.

INCIDENT:  Theft of Services – Arrest Made

DATE:  2/16/11

TIME:  9:00pm

REPORT #:  11-1960

LOCATION:  New Haven Station

ARRESTEE: Knox, Marque, M/B, dob 03/11/1985 – 25 y/o of 116 MAIN ST -West Haven, CT

CHARGES:  CT 53a-125b – Larceny-6th Degree



On Wednesday, February 16th at 9:00pm MTA Police responded to New Haven Station for a report of a male refusing to pay their train fare on board Metro North Train 1574.  Marque Knox of West Haven was arrested and charged with 6th degree larceny.  Knox was issued a written promise to appear with a March 2nd court date at New Haven Superior Court.

INCIDENT:  Evading Responsibility – Arrest Made

DATE:  2/17/11

TIME:  7:15pm

REPORT #:  11-2001

LOCATION:  Stamford Station

ARRESTEE: Dokku, Jayasree, F/A, dob 10/17/1979 – 31 y/o of 83 Morgan Street, Stamford

CHARGES: CT 14-224b – Evading Responsibility


On Thursday, February 17th at 7:15pm MTA Police responded to the Stamford Station for a motor vehicle accident where one of the participants fled the scene.  Jayasree Dokku of Stamford was arrested and charged with evading responsibility.  Dokku was issued a written promise to appear with a 3/4/11 court date at Stamford Superior Court.

INCIDENT:  Criminal Mischief – Arrest Made

DATE: 02/14/11

TIME: 10:50pm

REPORT #: 11-1864

LOCATION:  Stamford Station

ARRESTEE:  Escobar, Ignacio, M/H, dob 05/22/1984 -26 y/o of 226 Whitney Ave., Bridgeport

CHARGES:  CT 53a-117 – Criminal Mischief-3rd, CT 53a-181 – Breach of Peace-2nd, CT 53a-140 – Forgery-3rd, CT 21a-279 – Possession of Marijuana


On Monday, February 14th at 10:50pm MTA Police responded to Stamford Station for a report of a disorderly person.  Police arrested Ignacio Escobar of Bridgeport.  Escobar is charged with 3rd degree Criminal Mischief, 2nd degree Breach of Peace, 3rd degree Forgery, and Possession of Marijuana.  Escobar was held on $1,000 bond.